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Product Specification
IMPERIAL RANGE
DURAPIPE PVC-U PIPES
In accordance with the dimensional and testing requirements of
BS EN 1452, Third Party Approved with British Standard Kitemark
Licence.
DURAPIPE PVC-U FITTINGS
In accordance with the dimensional and testing requirements of
BS 4346 Part 1, Third Party Approved with British Standard Kitemark
Licence.
MATCHED SYSTEM
The PVC-U products are designed to ensure complete integrity, quality
and compatibility between pipes, fittings and valves. Manufacturers
warranties may be compromised if a system is installed with materials
from various manufacturers. Where this is not possible then any
alternative products should be confirmed as being at least equivalent to
that which is normally supplied.
QUALITY SYSTEM
Pipes, fittings and valves shall be manufactured in an environment,
which operates a Quality Assurance System assessed to ISO 9001.
ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEM
The manufacturer of pipes, fittings and valves shall be able to
demonstrate compliance with applicable environmental legislation and
products shall be manufactured in an environment where documented
performance reviews are undertaken and an Environmental Management
System is successfully assessed to ISO 14001.
DRINKING WATER/ APPROVAL FOR USE IN CONTACT
Within private property boundaries all PVC-U pipes, fittings and solvent
cement shall be listed in the Water Fittings and Materials Directory to
show compliance with the requirements of the United Kingdom Water
Regulations Advisory Service.
In any situation which could result in the PVC-U pipes, fittings and
solvent cement coming into contact with water which is intended for
human consumption these shall be in accordance with the requirements
of BS 6920 Part 1.
Copies of certification of compliance with these approvals are available
for inspection.
Approved for use within public water supplies and by the Secretary
of State. Durapipe UK PVC-U pipe is listed in the List of Approved
Products published by the DWI.
THIRD PARTY APPROVALS
The manufacturer shall have the following Third Party Approvals:
BRITISH STANDARD KITEMARK LICENCE
KM06218 for solvent cement to BS 4346 Part 3
WRAS WATER REGULATIONS ADVISORY SCHEME
0112065 for Imperial fittings
0610503 for Durapipe solvent cement (5560)
DWI PRODUCT APPROVAL
DWI 56.4.937 Durapipe grey
PVC-U pipe NGS

PRESSURE RATING
PN16 at 20C
SEATS AND SEALS
Seats: PTFE material fitted with O-Ring compensators.
Seals: Standard size O-Ring type for ease of replacement,
in EPDM or FPM material.
END CONNECTIONS
Plain socket ends, or BSP threaded.
ACTUATION
Options: Electric or pneumatic.
DURAPIPE PVC-U TKD 3-WAY BALL VALVES
True union design. Options of L or T port configuration.
The following testing will have been successfully completed:
Drop Tight and Bubble Tight Test.
Hydrostatic Shell Test 1.5 x maximum recommended pressure.
Seat Test 1.1 x maximum working pressure.
PRESSURE RATING
to 2" PN16 at 20C.

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SEATS AND SEALS


Seats: PTFE material fitted with O-Ring compensators.
Seals: Standard size O-Ring type for ease of replacement,
in EPDM or FPM material.
END CONNECTIONS
Plain socket ends or BSP threaded.
DURAPIPE PVC-U DIAPHRAGM VALVES
Will be equipped with a maintenance free hand wheel actuator with
spindle extension to indicate the position of the valve open or closed.
The body retaining bolts will be fixed from the underside, to provide a
crevice free outer surface to prevent accumulation of debris or risk of
corrosion of exposed steel bolts from chemical spillage.
Valves will have been hydrostatically pressure tested to the requirements
BS 4346 Part 1, BS 5156, ISO 7508 and DIN 3230 Part 3 Leak
Rate One.
PRESSURE RATING
1/2" to 4" PN10 at 20C
DIAPHRAGM TYPE
Choice of EPDM, FPM or PTFE will be available.
END CONNECTION
Socket union ended 1/2" to 2". Spigot ended 21/2" to 4".
ACTUATION
Options Pneumatic

DESIGN LIFE
Durapipe pipes and fittings are designed to operate continuously for
50 years at their maximum rated pressure at a working temperature of
20C (valves have a design life of 25 years).

DURAPIPE PVC-U BALL CHECK VALVES


These shall be double union with plain socket or BSP threaded end.

CHEMICAL SUITABILITY
The manufacturer shall publish detailed chemical resistance data to
enable the suitability of the PVC-U material, seals and gaskets to be
determined by designers and specifiers.
The manufacturer shall also employ a qualified and experienced Chemist
and provide a free-of-charge advisory service for assessing the suitability
of its PVC-U material, seals and gaskets.

SEALS
Seals: Will be EPDM or FPM material.

INSTALLATION SPECIFICATION
The installation must be carried out by competent persons.
The contractor shall be required to provide technical documentation
relating to the manufacturers recommended Installation procedures.
The manufacturer shall publish Installation recommendations, and shall
also provide a free-of-charge training service for designers and installers,
with appropriate written confirmation of attendance.
Temperature range 0C to +60C (see page 8 for more details).

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DURAPIPE PVC-U BALL VALVES


True union design, end load resistant with full pressure and shock
resistant anti blow out device which conforms to design and endurance
testing requirements of DIN 3441 Part 1, and DIN 3230 Part 3 Leak
Rate One (Water and Air).
Drop Tight and Bubble Tight testing have been satisfactorily completed.
In addition, the following testing has been successfully conducted:
Hydrostatic Shell Test 1.5 x Maximum Working Pressure.
Seat Test 1.1 x Maximum Working Pressure.

PRESSURE RATING
to 2" PN16 at 20C.

1/2"

DURAPIPE BUTTERFLY VALVES


Reinforced Polypropylene body, fully lined, with PVC disc.
Full flanged design, with oval holes/inserts to suit various standard
flange drillings.
Lever operated, with 10 x 10 position stops, and locking device.
PRESSURE RATING
11/2" to 2" PN16
2" to 10" PN10 at 20C
12" PN8 at 20C
PRIMARY LINER
Available in EPDM or FPM
ACTUATION
Electric, Pneumatic, or Gearbox (standard on sizes over 8")

Customer Services Tel: 0844 800 5509 Fax: 0800 317875

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DURAPIPE PVC-U PIPES


In accordance with the requirements of EN 1452-2, DIN 8061/2,
and ISO DIS 15493. Pressure rating PN10 or 16.
DURAPIPE PVC-U FITTINGS
In accordance with the requirements of EN 1452-3, DIN 8063,
ISO 727 and ISO DIS 15493. Pressure rating PN16 up to size
160mm, and PN10 in larger sizes.
MATCHED SYSTEM
Durapipe PVC-U products are designed to ensure complete integrity,
quality and compatibility between pipes, fittings and valves. Warranties
are compromised if a system is installed with materials from various
manufacturers. Where this is not possible then any alternative products
should be confirmed as being at least equivalent to that which is
normally supplied.

DURAPIPE PVC-U BALL VALVES


True union design, end load resistant with full pressure and shock
resistant anti blow out device which conforms to design and endurance
testing requirements of DIN 3441 Part 1, and DIN 3230 Part 3 Leak
Rate One (Water and Air).
Drop Tight and Bubble Tight testing have been satisfactorily completed.
In addition, the following testing has been successfully conducted:
Hydrostatic Shell Test 1.5 x Maximum Working Pressure.
Seat Test 1.1 x Maximum Working Pressure.
PRESSURE RATING
PN16 at 20C
SEATS AND SEALS
Seats: PTFE material fitted with O-Ring compensators.
Seals: Standard size O-Ring type for ease of replacement, in EPDM or
FPM material.
END CONNECTIONS
Plain socket ends, BSP threaded or flanged.

QUALITY SYSTEM
Pipes, fittings and valves shall be manufactured in an environment
which operates a Quality Assurance System assessed to ISO 9001.

ACTUATION
Options: Electric or Pneumatic.

ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEM
The manufacturer of pipes, fittings, and valves shall be able to
demonstrate compliance with applicable environmental legislation
and products shall be manufactured in an environment where
documented performance reviews are undertaken and an Environmental
Management System is successfully assessed to ISO 14001.

DURAPIPE PVC-U TKD 3-WAY BALL VALVES


True union design. Options of L or T port configuration.
The following testing will have been successfully completed:
Drop Tight and Bubble Tight Test.
Hydrostatic Shell Test 1.5 x maximum recommended pressure.
Seat Test 1.1 x maximum working pressure.

APPROVAL FOR USE IN CONTACT WITH DRINKING WATER


Within private property boundaries all PVC-U pipes, fittings and solvent
cement shall be listed in the Water Fittings and Materials Directory to
show compliance with the requirements of the United Kingdom Water
Regulations Advisory Service.
In any situation which could result in the PVC-U pipes, fittings and
solvent cement coming into contact with water which is intended for
human consumption these shall be in accordance with the requirements
of BS 6920 Part 1.
Copies of certification of compliance with these approvals are available
for inspection.
Approved for use within public water supplies and by the Secretary
of State. Durapipe UK PVC-U pipe is listed in the List of Approved
Products published by the DWI.
THIRD PARTY APPROVALS
The manufacturer shall have the following Third Party Approvals:
WRAS WATER REGULATIONS ADVISORY SCHEME
0402050 for Metric size pipe and fittings
0610503 for Durapipe solvent cement (5560)
DWI PRODUCT APPROVAL
DWI 56.4.937 Durapipe grey
PVC-U pipe NGS

PRESSURE RATING
16mm to 63mm PN16 at 20C.
SEATS AND SEALS
Seats: PTFE material fitted with O-Ring compensators.
Seals: Standard size O-Ring type in EPDM or FPM material.
END CONNECTIONS
Plain socket ends or BSP threaded.
DURAPIPE PVC-U DIAPHRAGM VALVES
These are equipped with a maintenance free hand wheel actuator with
spindle extension to indicate the position of the valve open or closed.
The body retaining bolts are fixed from the underside to provide a
crevice free outer surface to prevent accumulation of debris or risk of
corrosion of exposed steel bolts from chemical spillage.
Valves have been hydrostatically pressure tested to the requirements of
DIN 8063, ISO 5208, ISO 7508 and DIN 3230 Part 3 Leak Rate One.
PRESSURE RATING
20mm to 110mm PN10 at 20C
DIAPHRAGM TYPE
Choice of EPDM, FPM or PTFE will be available.
END CONNECTION
Socket union ended 20mm to 63mm. Spigot ended 75mm to 110mm.
ACTUATION
Options: Pneumatic

DESIGN LIFE
Durapipe pipes and fittings are designed to operate continuously
for 50 years at their maximum rated pressure at a working temperature
of 20C (valves have a design life of 25 years).

DURAPIPE PVC-U BALL CHECK VALVES


These shall be double union with plain socket or BSP threaded end.

CHEMICAL SUITABILITY
The manufacturer shall publish detailed chemical resistance data to
enable the suitability of the PVC-U material, seals and gaskets to be
determined by designers and specifiers.

SEALS
Seals: Will be EPDM or FPM material.

The manufacturer shall also employ a qualified and experienced


Chemist and provide a free-of-charge advisory service for assessing the
suitability of its PVC-U material, seals and gaskets.
INSTALLATION SPECIFICATION
The installation must be carried out by competent persons.
The contractor shall be required to provide technical documentation
relating to the manufacturers recommended Installation procedures.
The manufacturer shall publish Installation recommendations, and shall
also provide a free-of-charge training service for designers and installers,
with appropriate written confirmation of attendance. Temperature range
+5C to +60C (see page 8 for more details).

Technical Information

METRIC RANGE

PRESSURE RATING
20mm to 63mm PN16 at 20C.

DURAPIPE BUTTERFLY VALVES


Reinforced Polypropylene body, fully lined, with PVC disc.
Full flanged design, with oval holes/inserts to suit various standard
flange drillings.
Lever operated, with 10 x 10 position stops, and locking device
PRESSURE RATING
50mm to 63mm PN16
75mm to 250mm PN10 at 20C
315mm PN8 at 20 C
PRIMARY LINER
Available in EPDM or FPM
ACTUATION
Electric, Pneumatic, or Gearbox (standard on sizes over 225mm).

email: enquiries@durapipe.co.uk

web: www.durapipe.co.uk

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